PORTLAND — The company that operates the Port of Portland’s container terminal has been fined $18,360 following a safety inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press April 14, 2014 5:27 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The calendar shows April 15, and you haven’t even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don’t need to fret.
By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press April 14, 2014 4:18 p.m.
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon employers are reporting 10,000 more job vacancies than they had a year ago and more trouble finding the right candidates, leading to higher wages, according to a report released Monday by the Oregon Employment Department.
By Mary Ricks April 14, 2014 6 a.m.
Constant Lu opened his first office in Hazel Dell shortly after he graduated from dentistry school. “I like the community,” Lu says. “People are friendly, open and there are many ways for people to get involved.” Lu is very involved, donating many hours to providing dental services to those in need through Compassion Connect.
By The Associated Press April 13, 2014 4:41 p.m.
SEATTLE — The family of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $20 million to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
By Courtney Sherwood April 13, 2014 6 a.m.
DENVER — Marijuana may be legal now in Colorado, but I felt like a criminal the first time I visited an adult recreational vendor of the drug. To find a store, I downloaded the Weedmaps app to my phone, and already I was nervous that my cellular carrier might call the cops on me.
By CANDICE CHOIAP, Associated Press April 13, 2014 6 a.m.
NEW YORK — Panera CEO Ron Shaich realizes that ordering at his chain can be chaotic.
By Aaron Corvin April 13, 2014 6 a.m.
Opponents of a proposal to build the Northwest’s largest oil-by-rail transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver have packed public hearings and repeatedly pounded a message to port commissioners: cancel the lease with Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies.
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER and HARRY DUNPHY, Associated Press April 12, 2014 8:21 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The world's top finance officials expressed confidence Saturday that the global economy finally has turned the corner to stronger growth. This time, they may be right.
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER and HARRY DUNPHY, Associated Press April 12, 2014 3:08 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The world's top finance officials expressed confidence Saturday that the global economy finally has turned the corner to stronger growth. This time, they may be right.Despite challenges that include market jitters about the Federal Reserve's bond-buying slowdown and global tensions over Ukraine, policymakers said they believe there is a foundation for sustained growth that can provide jobs for the millions of people still looking for work five years after the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
By Jordan Robertson, Bloomberg News April 12, 2014 2:28 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO - Millions of smartphones and tablets running Google's Android operating system have the Heartbleed software bug, in a sign of how broadly the flaw extends beyond the Internet and into consumer devices.